Minter Stops AMR @ Monroe City Council

Monroe civic activist Byrd Minter won a big victory at the Monroe City Council last night and halted the proposed Automated Meter Reading (AMR) project. Minter had said it was a waste of money and would likely result in higher water rates for citizens, nor would it save the city any money.

See The (Monroe) News-Star story.

The Monroe City Council, in a lengthy meeting Tuesday, chose to bypass discussion in rejecting all proposals for an automated water meter system and defeated an ordinance to study the way the city figures its water bills.

The council voted down an ordinance to allow a consulting firm to conduct a study on water and sewer rates.

See here earlier news stories.

Minter Challenges Monroe’s Water Meter Plan

Monroe City Council Tuesday Night

Water Meter Ordiance on Monroe Council Agenda

Monroe City Council Tuesday Evening

Citizen asks: What savings?

2 Responses to “Minter Stops AMR @ Monroe City Council”

  1. City of Monroe’s Governmental Crisis Grows « Lincoln Parish News Online Says:

    […] Minter Stops AMR @ Monroe City Council […]

  2. Dale Says:

    My dream retirement is to never have to deal when using the cold of winter or heat of summer. An A-Frame in Vermont as well as a cottage by the sea near Savannah.

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